PESHAWAR - A man was killed and five others were injured in mortar shelling from Afghanistan on Saturday.

As many as five mortars were fired from Afghan side of the border and one of them landed on a house in North Waziristan tribal region. 

Pakistani troops also returned fire in the direction from where the shells were fired into Pakistan. It is the second incident of mortar shelling into Pakistan’s North Waziristan Agency in a week. Five mortar shells fired from Afghanistan’s Khost province landed in Bangedar border area of Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan last Sunday.